Over her 125 years,Christeen served not only as an oyster dredge but also as a cargo carrier and live-aboard between Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

After surviving 16 major hurricanes, numerous nor’easters, two sinkings and severe neglect, Christeen was returned home to Oyster Bay in 1992. A dedicated group of volunteers worked tirelessly on the restoration of Christeen — working along side a full-time shipwright and raising more than $300,000. Christeen was completely restored and launched in 1999.

Christeen‘s new mission is to serve as a floating classroom. Her Coast Guard Certified Captains and experienced crew educate up to 24 passengers about maritime history, marine science, coastal ecology, the oyster industry and aquaculture.

If you would like to have a hands-on, personal experience aboard Christeen, we offer Harbor ToursSunset SailsMarine Education SailsBay Day and Oyster Festival Sails, and for a very special experience, you may book a Private Charter.

Public Sails on ChristeenAll ages

We offer Harbor Tours, Sunset Sails, and Marine Discovery Sails on the Christeen.

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Private Charters on ChristeenAll ages

For a unique celebration in a magnificent setting, charter Christeen for a private sail with family, friends, or co-workers. Perfect for special anniversary or birthday celebrations, or simply a great get-together under sail!

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